Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards:

  • ACDA-UT Composition Competition—1st place (2017)

  • Outstanding Senior Award; Caine College of the Arts; Utah State University (2013)

  • Best Undergraduate Paper Award; Utah State University (2013)

  • Eccles Scholarship; Utah State University (2012-13)

  • Seely-Hinckley Scholarship; Utah State University (2012-13)

  • Hansen Scholarship; Utah State University (2012-13)

  • Wassermann Scholarship; Utah State University (2012-13)

  • Brett E. Blanch Memorial Scholarship; Utah State University (2012-13)

  • Philosophy Student of the Year; Utah State University (2012)

  • Undergraduate Teaching Fellowship; Utah State University (2011)

  • Lillywhite Scholarship; Utah State University (2008-10)

  • Presidential Scholarship; Utah State University (2005-10)

  • Undergraduate Research Fellowship; Utah State University (2005-10)

  • Sierra Club Scholarship (2005-09)

  • Most Valuable Student Award; Utah Elks Lodge (2005)

Education:

  • Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance; Utah State University (2013) – Summa Cum Laude

  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy; Utah State University (2013) – Summa Cum Laude

  • Private Piano Study with Professor Seymour Bernstein of NYU (2004-Present)

  • Private Piano Study with N. Jane Tan, founder of WPPI (2004-2006)

Teaching Experience:

  • Private Piano Instructor (2009-present)

  • Piano Instructor at Youth Conservatory; USU (Fall 2006-Spring 2009)

  • MUSC 1480 – Piano Instruction for Non-Majors; USU (Fall 2007-Spring 2008, Fall 2013)

  • MUSC 1180 – Keyboard Harmony II; USU (Spring 2008)

  • MUSC 1170 – Keyboard Harmony I; USU (Fall 2007)

Other Professional Experience:

  • Youth Conservatory Program Coordinator; USU (Fall 2008-Spring 2009)

Contact Dan today for availability:

dantatepiano@gmail.com